Now accepting presentation proposals!

The conference will be hybrid in format, with the opportunity to present and attend either in-person or online.

For online presenters, we will be considering proposals for both live and pre-recorded presentations.

The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, May 21st, 2021.


The in-person conference will be held in downtown McKinney, Texas. The event will also be live-streamed for those who wish to attend online.

The first two days will consist of conference presentations and will take place at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) at 111 N. Tennessee St.

Ruschhaupt Hall at the MPAC

The final two days will consist of workshops and will take place at the Roy and Helen Hall Library at 101 E Hunt St.

Dulaney Room at Roy and Helen Hall Library

About Downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney has many restaurants and attractions. You can take a food tour of local downtown eateries or explore the local shops.

Check out all downtown McKinney has to offer here.


Main conference hotel: The Grand Hotel & Ballroom is conveniently located on the square where the convention will be held. The Grand is holding a block of rooms for the nights of September 21st through the 23rd. More info on booking to follow.

Optional suggested hotel: The Sheraton McKinney Hotel  offers a shuttle in the morning to downtown McKinney where the conference will be held.

Other options for lodging include these hotels.


The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport is located 30 miles from McKinney. Uber and Lyft are available for rides to and from the airport.

Dart is also available from DFW to Plano (which is a 22 minute car ride from downtown McKinney).


Info coming soon.


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This page will be updated regularly as more info becomes available.